Seems like every once in awhile I forget how much I like to create with tags. Before I got into art journaling and atcs and was mostly a stamper I used tags ALL the time.
So this week I have been playing at creating with tags. Here's one I used for a page in my bird themed altered book:
For this page I chose a page that I had already put some leftover patterned paper on - I do alot of backgrounds ahead of time, using leftover paint and papers from other projects. Or sometimes just to try a backgound paper idea or technique I want to try. Also helps me sometimes when I can't get started or come up with a creative idea to just start out by making backgrounds.
I took a standard shipping tag and covered it with sheet music using gel medium as the adhesive. Once good and dry I cut around the edges of the tag to trim off the sheet music. Then repunched the hole, stuck one of Tim Holtz idea-ology reinforcer stickers over the hole, Next I stamped the "sing sing sing". I screwed up the second "sing" so had to rescue that by gluing a K & Co bee over the G I messed up. Then glued the K & Co bird and nest image onto the tag. I had a strip of scrapbook paper with music notes on it. Tore the edges for a more shabby look and glued it to the background. Found some coordinating ribbons and yarn for the tag. Once I had those attached through the hole I glued the tag down. That's it!
Thanks for taking a look!
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